Each month we highlight the newest companies that make up IFMA's diverse membership community. Read on to learn about their backgrounds, specialties and why they are leaders in the foodservice industry.
Since 1987, FETCO® has been one of the foremost coffee brewing equipment manufacturers in the world and it continues to develop revolutionary solutions for the coffee industry. FETCO® is first when it comes to creating innovative products that brew the perfect cup of coffee while improving safety features, simplifying equipment maintenance and saving operators time and money. Our exacting standards of reliability, durability and quality are evident in every product we make. We strive to produce the best equipment in the industry and our commitment to excellence is apparent in everything we do.
Our advanced manufacturing techniques ensure pinpoint accuracy and efficient use of raw materials. We employ documented testing procedures and ten-point checklist on all assembly check points to ensure first-class functionality and performance of every piece of equipment that leaves our assembly line.
Our LEAN manufacturing processes ensure maximum cost containment and our cross-trained labor force allows for manufacturing flexibility. A vertically integrated operation allows us to efficiently complete smaller production runs, minimize lead times and simplify inventory management.
HY Connect is one of the leading independent marketing and communications agencies in the country. The agency has full service offices in Chicago and Milwaukee, offering advertising, digital strategy and development, earned and social media, media planning and buying and more. HY Connect's metrics driven approach has contributed to significant agency growth. With $170 million in annualized billings and more than 160 employeed, the agency has doubled in the past four years.
Since 1935, Hylant has provided some of the most competitive and strategic insurance solutions to businesses and individuals. Hylant is committed to delivering exceptional long-term results through customized, cost-effective insurance and risk management programs. Understanding that every business has a unique organizational blueprint, Hylant has developed a number of dedicated practice groups to offer specialized service in a variety of industries and needs, such as food/beverage, product recall, executive risk, property and marine, and international coverage.
Among the largest privately held insurance brokerage firms in the United States, Hylant maintains strong international brokerage relationships. The firm is a member of the Worldwide Broker Network (WBN), the industry's largest international group of independent brokers. This allows Hylant to provide industry-leading service anywhere in the world.
Hylant's top priority is its clients. When you retain Hylant for Insurance and risk management, you're not just hiring a brokerage firm- you're entering a partnership. Be assured that Hylant's trusted advisors will act with integrity to implement a program that is best for your business.
NGB Markets reduces the Cost of Goods Sold (COGS) of perishables by 5-10% by smoothing out the volatility and minimizing the guess work in buying perishables from both growers and wholesalers by analyzing and providing transparency in supply chain costs.
NGB' QuoteMatrix platform makes managing supplier relationships and maintaining cost reductions a synch with:
- An Easy-to-Use Web-based Portal for Consolidating and Analyzing Bids (NO IT integration)
- "No Sweat" Set-up and Configuration We Do It For You
- Automated Import and Data Standardization of Quotes
- Intuitive Analysis with Identification of Best Price, Averages, Guaranteed UntilDate,Shipping Info,Special Notes,Etc.
- Real-time Click-to-Order With Confirmation and Tracking
- Robust Administration Portal With Hierarchy User Configuration
- Soon to be Released - Predictive Model to Forecast & Understand Future Perishable Price Swings
Savor Brands Inc., is a premier importer of specialty and commodity foods from all over the globe. We import over 600 sku's from 32 countries. All of our plants are SQF and BRC certified. All of our products are distributed exlusively by DOT Foods. We are specialists in LTO and Menu optimization with the finest quality imports for restaurant menu's.
SIG Combibloc is a world leading system supplier of carton packaging and filling machines for beverages and food with more than 35 years of expertise.
Our high quality carton packaging is responsibly managed and our fillers are state of the art technology.
Our customers are brand owners, CPG companies and co-packer partners. They produce high quality beverage and food products that are available in our shelf stable carton packaging. The portfolio of foodservice products filled in our cartons range from juice, lemonade, chai tea, smoothie bases, plant-based beverages, juice concentrates and more.
Foodservice operators recognize the benefits of our aseptic carton packaging. There are many national chains utilizing our cartons for their specialty hand crafted beverage programs.
Our North American Headquarters is located outside of Philadelphia, PA.
The WhiteWave Foods Company is a leading consumer packaged food and beverage company that manufactures, markets, distributes, and sells branded plant-based foods and beverages, coffee creamers and beverages, premium dairy products and organic produce throughout North America and Europe. WhiteWave is focused on providing consumers with innovative, great-tasting food and beverage choices that meet their increasing desires for nutritious, flavorful, convenient, and responsibly-produced products. WhiteWave's widely-recognized, leading brands distributed in North America include Silk® plant-based foods and beverages, International Delight® and LAND O LAKES® coffee creamers and beverages, Horizon Organic® premium dairy products and Earthbound Farm® certified organic salads, fruits and vegetables. Its popular European brands of plant-based foods and beverages include Alpro® and Provamel®.